March 9, 2020

Foreign animal disease poses growing threat to U.S. agriculture

Despite improved biosecurity protocols, transboundary diseases such as African swine fever (ASF) pose an increasingly significant threat to U.S. agriculture, the food system and the American population that relies on it for their health and livelihoods. On Tuesday, the Farm Foundation hosted a forum to discuss agricultural biosecurity with Alan Rudolph, vice president of Research at Colorado State University; Cassandra Jones, associate professor at Kansas State University; and Dan Kovich, director of science and technology at the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC). Read more

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